Sports

Gingras awaits N.E. title defense

PAWTUCKET - While he was training for his New England heavyweight championship fight last June, as well as his unification title bout three months later, Rich Gingras was also hard at work preparing... more

Smithfield hopes to get back to post-season football

SMITHFIELD - After falling to Scituate in the playoffs last season, the Smithfield High School varsity football team returns most of its players, and believes it can be a playoff team yet again in... more

Greenway Challenge returns to area Sept. 26

Sixty-mile event - running, biking, kayaking - ends at Lincoln Woods
WOONSOCKET - The Blackstone River Valley Greenway Challenge, which has been regarded as one of New England's premier adventure races, will celebrate its 15th edition on Saturday, Sept. 26, with a run... more

NP Velocity captures Eastern National Qualifier

U14 softball team earns invitation to 2016 Eastern Regionals
PROVIDENCE - The North Providence Velocity U14 softball team captured five games during a hectic weekend, including three in a row on the final day of competition, to claim the Eastern National... more

This time, Angels win Junior RBI title

Shut out in last year's finals, new champs defeat Mets, 10-4
PAWTUCKET - After being shut out in the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket's Junior RBI championship game last year, the Angels returned to the scene of the crime on Monday, Aug. 17, and this time,... more

Smithfield girls soccer motivated for a title

SMITHFIELD - The Smithfield High School girls' varsity soccer team has had a number of playoff appearances over the years, but after falling to Cumberland on penalty kicks last year, they are hungry... more

Sher-Le-Mon divers win team title for 18th year in a row

Elliott captures boys' 12-and-under championship
SEEKONK, Mass. - The Sher-Le-Mon Swim Club's youth diving team kept its win streak alive on Friday, Aug. 7, by capturing the team championship for the 18th consecutive year at the Marie Walsh All-... more

NPWLL title series begins on Thursday

NORTH PROVIDENCE - After a two-month break from action, the North Providence West Little League will finally crown a championship team when its best-of-three title series begins on Thursday at Romano... more

Blackstone-Millville football looks to improve upon record

BLACKSTONE - As practice officially starts this week for the Blackstone-Millville Regional High School football team, they come into this year with the same head coach, Josh Euglow, and most of the... more

Bay View names Switzer new field hockey coach

EAST PROVIDENCE - Bay View Academy recently named Woonsocket native Hilary Switzer the new head coach of the field hockey team, as well as a middle school physical education and health teacher,... more

Woony Ride bike-athon will be Sept. 19

PROVIDENCE - The 6th annual Woony Ride bike-athon, proceeds from which will benefits youth and environmental programs along the Woonasquatucket River Greenway, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 19, and... more

Tickets are on sale for RIIL Hall of Fame Banquet

PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Interscholastic League, the state's high school athletic association, will hold its annual High School Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony on Wednesday... more

CYBSL benefit golf tournament is Sept. 19 at Triggs in Providence

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Youth Baseball/Softball League will be holding its 5th annual golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 19, at 1:30 p.m. at Triggs Memorial Golf Course in Providence. Individual... more

Gallagher soccer teams plan signups, tryouts

SMITHFIELD - The defending Northern Division champion Gallagher Middle School girls' soccer team, as well as the school's boys' soccer team, have scheduled their signups and tryouts for the upcoming... more

Cumberland Comets softball tryouts are this Saturday

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Comets softball program will be conducting tryouts for its U12 and U14 travel teams this Saturday, Aug. 29, at Bentley Field. The U12 team will try out at 10 a.m. Girls... more

Cumberland Rec's archery programs begin Saturday

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Recreation Department is currently holding its final signups for two archery programs, the Explore Archery and Junior Olympic Archery Development programs, which are... more

'Yo' Raymond 5K returns to Camp Ker Anna Saturday

CUMBERLAND - The "Yo" Raymond Memorial 5K, which offers one of the most scenic 3.1-mile races in southeastern New England, will return to Camp Ker Anna for its 9th annual event this Saturday, Aug. 29... more

Grow the Game offers free skating lessons for children

SMITHFIELD - Grow the Game, a learn-to-skate program that made its debut this summer in Smithfield and was designed to introduce children and families to hockey, will offer a free nine-week Learn to... more